Published in the Interest of the Staunton Community for Over 143 Years


Michael Joseph Bushman, 67, of Bunker Hill, Ill., died at his residence on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. He was born March 27, 1954, in Tampa Bay, Fla., to Wallace and Blanche Christina (Saake) Bushman. He married Brenda Anne Palmer on June 19, 1982, in St. Louis, Mo. She survives.

He was a staff chemist in the pharmaceutical industry. Michael was also a handyman. He enjoyed bowling and sports, especially the St. Louis Cardinals.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Bushman of Bunker Hill; children, Joe Bushman of St. Peters, Mo., Stephanie Bushman of Bunker Hill, Kristina (fiancé, Gary Claxton) Bushman of Bunker Hill; grandchildren, Jonny Langford, Katie Bushman, McKayla Bushman, Gregory Bushman, Anthony Bushman, Arianna Bushman, Sophia Bushman, Drake Bushman, Maddie Bushman; great-grandchildren, Brock Bushman, Easton Smugala; siblings, Greg (Mary) Bushman of Lake St. Louis, Mo., Debbie (fiancé, Joseph Kinder) Bushman of Florissant, Mo., and Mike Bushman of Florissant, Mo. Michael was preceded in death by his parents.

A celebration of life will be held at the Bunker Hill Community Center on April 2 from noon to 4 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to the family. Condolences may be left online at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill is in charge of arrangements.

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